The romantic jewels that have marked Sweden's most important royal weddings

The Swedish Royal Family loves a June wedding and several of the most important marriages in the modern dynasty’s history have taken place in that month. June is the month of pearls and that gem has also played a part in the romantic weddings that have helped shape a royal family. Cameos for a queen on her wedding day The Cameo Tiara is famous for being worn by both Crown Princess…
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Americans who married royal

The United States fought the Revolutionary War to break away from King George III and Great Britain in the 1700s. The country did not want a rule by a monarchy. However, over the years, Americans (the officialdemonym for those from the United States) have married into…
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Wedding Flashback: Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neill

On their 10th wedding anniversary, we look back at the royal wedding of Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Chris O’Neill: After a broken engagement a few years earlier, Princess Madeleine of Sweden finally found the love of her life after fleeing to New York City to heal her broken heart. There, through mutual friends, she met American-British financier Christopher “Chris&#8221…
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The inspiration behind Princess Rajwa's tiara

Princess Rajwa Al Hussein of Jordan debuted a new tiara at her wedding to Crown Prince Hussein. The diamond tiara, specially made by Yan Sicard of the French jewellery house Fred, features an Arabic scroll throughout the delicate diadem. Royal Central spoke to Her…

Crown Princess Victoria and her family mark important tradition on National Day

Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar have taken part in an important part of Sweden’s National Day. The family opened the Royal Palace (also commonly called Stockholm Palace) for the summer with admission free throughout National Day. The Swedish flag was raised atop Stockholm Palace at 8 am before the Crown Princess Family exited the western…
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Count Folke Bernadotte - the Swedish royal who helped save thousands during World War Two

Ahead of the 500th anniversary of modern Sweden, we are taking a look at a less-known royal who helped save thousands during World War II – including hundreds of Danish Jews from concentration camps – Count Folke Bernadotte. Folke Bernadotte (b. 1895) was the son of Prince Oscar and Princess Ebba of Sweden and the grandson of King Oscar II and Queen Sofia of Sweden. When World…
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